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Michael Bredemeyer helps on the construction of his future home. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Michael Bredemeyer helps on the construction of his future home. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Neither frigid cold nor threat of snow flurries could stop the more than 40 volunteers from raising the walls of Southold Town’s first Habitat for Humanity home Thursday. (more…)

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Michael Bredemeyer (center) with his grandmother, Jeanne, (left) and mother, Beverly, standing in front of the demolition.  (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Michael Bredemeyer (center) standing in front of the demolition with his grandmother, Jeanne, (left) and mother, Beverly. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Lifelong Orient resident Michael Bredemeyer never imagined he could own a house in his hometown. Even with a steady job working as assistant parks and recreation supervisor at Orient Beach State Park, he believed the high cost of living on Long Island would eventually force him elsewhere in order to purchase a home of his own — and move out from his parents’ home.

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